Asus MX279H vs NEC MultiSync EA234

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Asus MX279H
NEC MultiSync EA234

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Reasons For

8 Reasons For
15% bigger screen size Edit
The Asus MX279H is a 27"" PC monitor. That's 4" bigger than the NEC MultiSync EA234 (23""). Read more

The display diagonal is a measure of the size of the monitor. It is measured from one corner of the screen to the diagonally opposite corner of the screen.

A bigger display diagonal means that the screen will be larger and better for displaying lots of content or for seeing the detail in photos and videos.

15% bigger display diagonal Edit
The Asus MX279H is a 68.6cmcm display diagonal PC monitor. That's 10.2cm bigger than the NEC MultiSync EA234 (58.4cmcm).
Faster response time Edit
The Asus MX279H has a response time of 5msms, but the NEC MultiSync EA234 is a 6msms response time PC monitor (1ms slower). Read more

The response time on a PC monitor is a measure of how quickly the monitor reacts to image data sent by the computer's graphics card. Fast response times are particularly important for gamers, who should ideally look for a response time of 8 milliseconds or less.

A faster (shorter) response time is better because fast moving graphics will appear smoother and the gaming experience will feel more responsive.

One more HDMI port Edit
The Asus MX279H has two HDMI ports, however the NEC MultiSync EA234 only has one HDMI port.
Higher RMS rated audio power Edit
The Asus MX279H is a 6WW RMS rated audio power PC monitor. That's 4W higher than the NEC MultiSync EA234 (2WW). Read more

RMS rated power is a true measure of the power of the audio system on a monitor. It also sometimes referred to as the Continuous Power. RMS stands for Root Mean Square and is measured in Watts (voltage x current). The RMS rated power is the highest amount of power that an amplifier can deliver continuously without failing.

A higher RMS rated power will provide audio that is louder and cleaner.

24% lighter Edit
The Asus MX279H has a weight of 5.2kgg, however the NEC MultiSync EA234 is a 6.4kgg weight PC monitor (1.2g heavier).
Cheaper by $34
The Asus MX279H costs $34 less than the NEC MultiSync EA234.
9 shops are selling it
A greater number of shops increases the chances of the product remaining in stock and also increases the price competition amongst retailers for this PC monitor.
4 Reasons For
60.9mm shorter Edit
The NEC MultiSync EA234 is a 380.4mmmm tall PC monitor, whereas the Asus MX279H is a 441.3mmmm tall PC monitor (60.9mm taller).
Shallower Edit
The NEC MultiSync EA234 has a depth of 218mmmm. That's 7.2mm shallower than the Asus MX279H (218mmmm).
78.8mm narrower Edit
The NEC MultiSync EA234 is a 543.8mmmm wide PC monitor, whereas the Asus MX279H is a 622.6mmmm wide PC monitor (78.8mm wider).
User reviews are appreciably better
Based on 7 user reviews, the NEC MultiSync EA234 has an average review score of 100%, however the Asus MX279H has an average rating of 89% (based on 285 reviews).

Reasons Against

6 Reasons Against
One less DVI port Edit
The number of DVI ports on the Asus MX279H is , but the NEC MultiSync EA234 only has one DVI port.
60.9mm taller Edit
The Asus MX279H is a 441.3mmmm tall PC monitor. That's 60.9mm taller than the NEC MultiSync EA234 (380.4mmmm).
A little deeper Edit
The Asus MX279H has a depth of 225.2mmmm, however the NEC MultiSync EA234 is a 218mmmm deep PC monitor (7.2mm shallower).
78.8mm wider Edit
The Asus MX279H is a 622.6mmmm wide PC monitor. That's 78.8mm wider than the NEC MultiSync EA234 (543.8mmmm).
Older by seven months
The Asus MX279H is seven months older than the NEC MultiSync EA234.
User review Rating is considerably Worse
The Asus MX279H's average user score is 89%, however the NEC MultiSync EA234's is 100% (based on 7 reviews).
8 Reasons Against
18% smaller screen size Edit
The NEC MultiSync EA234 has a screen size of 23"", however the Asus MX279H is a 27"" PC monitor (4" bigger). Read more

The display diagonal is a measure of the size of the monitor. It is measured from one corner of the screen to the diagonally opposite corner of the screen.

A bigger display diagonal means that the screen will be larger and better for displaying lots of content or for seeing the detail in photos and videos.

18% smaller display diagonal Edit
The NEC MultiSync EA234 has a display diagonal of 58.4cmcm, however the Asus MX279H is a 68.6cmcm display diagonal PC monitor (10.2cm bigger).
Slower response time Edit
The NEC MultiSync EA234 is a 6msms response time PC monitor. That's 1ms slower than the Asus MX279H (6msms). Read more

The response time on a PC monitor is a measure of how quickly the monitor reacts to image data sent by the computer's graphics card. Fast response times are particularly important for gamers, who should ideally look for a response time of 8 milliseconds or less.

A faster (shorter) response time is better because fast moving graphics will appear smoother and the gaming experience will feel more responsive.

Only one HDMI port Edit
The NEC MultiSync EA234 has one HDMI port, however the Asus MX279H only has two HDMI ports.
Two times lower RMS rated audio power Edit
The NEC MultiSync EA234 has an RMS rated audio power of 2WW, whereas the Asus MX279H is a 6WW RMS rated audio power PC monitor (4W higher). Read more

RMS rated power is a true measure of the power of the audio system on a monitor. It also sometimes referred to as the Continuous Power. RMS stands for Root Mean Square and is measured in Watts (voltage x current). The RMS rated power is the highest amount of power that an amplifier can deliver continuously without failing.

A higher RMS rated power will provide audio that is louder and cleaner.

19% heavier Edit
The NEC MultiSync EA234 is a 6.4kgg weight PC monitor. That's 1.2g heavier than the Asus MX279H (6.4kgg).
$34 more expensive
The NEC MultiSync EA234 is more expensive than the Asus MX279H by $34.
Less retailers
Only 1 retailer sell the NEC MultiSync EA234, whereas 10 sellers sell the Asus MX279H. Read more
Smaller numbers of retailers reduces the price competition amongst retailers for this PC monitor and also reduces the chances of the product remaining in stock.

Awards

10 Awards
01net.com: 5 Star
altomdata.dk: Recommended
ferra.ru: Recommended
gamezoom.net: Gold Award
hardware.info: Silver Award
hardwaremx.com: Editor's Choice
techno-labs.com: Editor's Choice
technopat.net: Editor's Choice
uk.hardware.info: Silver
xfastest.com: Innovation Award
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Average Expert Rating

Average User Rating

Date Released

50 months Ago 43 months Ago

Energy Efficiency Class

No data No data

Environmental Impact

No data No data

Display

Screen Size
27"
BEST
23"
Display Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1080
Dynamic Contrast Ratio
 80000000:1
BEST
 80000000:1
Display Type
 LED
 LED
Graphics Resolution
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
 1680 x 1056
 1400 x 1050 (SXGA+)
 1440 x 900 (WXGA+)
 1440 x 900
 1280 x 1024 (SXGA)
 1400 x 900
 1280 x 960
 1366 х 768
 1360 x 768 (WXGA)
 1280 x 768 (WXGA)
 1280 x 768
 1280 x 720 (HD 720)
 1024 x 768 (XGA)
 800 x 600 (SVGA)
 640 x 480 (VGA)
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
 1680 x 1056
 1400 x 1050 (SXGA+)
 1440 x 900 (WXGA+)
 1440 x 900
 1280 x 1024 (SXGA)
 1400 x 900
 1280 x 960
 1366 х 768
 1360 x 768 (WXGA)
 1280 x 768 (WXGA)
 1280 x 768
 1280 x 720 (HD 720)
 1024 x 768 (XGA)
 800 x 600 (SVGA)
 640 x 480 (VGA)
Backlight Type
 W-LED
 W-LED
BEST
Display Surface
 Matt
 Matt
Video Mode
 1080i
 1080p
 720i
 720p
 576i
 576p
 480i
 480p
BEST
 1080i
 1080p
 720i
 720p
 576i
 576p
 480i
 480p
HD Type
 Full HD
 Full HD
Digital Vertical Frequency
56 - 76 56 - 75
Digital Horizontal Frequency
30 - 80 31.5 - 83
Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Pixel Pitch
0.311 x 0.311 0.265 x 0.265
Display Colour Count
16.77M 16.77M
Vertical Viewing Angle
178° 178°
Horizontal Viewing Angle
178° 178°
Typical Contrast Ratio
 1000:1
 1000:1
Display Diagonal
68.6cm
BEST
58.4cm
Display Technology
 IPS
 IPS
Display Brightness
250 cd/m² 250 cd/m²
Response Time
5ms
BEST
6ms
Screen Shape
 Flat
 Flat
Native Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Supported Number of Colours Display
 16.78 million colours
 16.78 million colours

Ports & Interfaces

Headphone Output
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
DisplayPort
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
USB 2.0 Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
HDMI Port
2
BEST
1
DVI-D Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
VGA (D-Sub) Port
1 1
DVI Port
1
BEST
USB Type-A Downstream Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 4
USB Hub Version
 USB 2.0
 USB 2.0
Upstream Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1

Multimedia

Audio System
Bang & Olufsen ICEpower Unknown - Click to provide data
RMS Rated Audio Power
6W
BEST
2W
Loudspeaker
2 2

Design

Case Colour
 Silver
 Silver

Performance

Windows Operating System
 Windows 8
 Windows 7 Home Premium
 Windows 8
 Windows 7 Home Premium

Ergonomics

Pivot Angle
Unknown - Click to provide data 0 - 90
Maximum Height Adjustment
Unknown - Click to provide data 130mm
Tilt Angle
20 - -5 -5 - 30
Swivel Angle Range
Unknown - Click to provide data -170 - 170

Power

Energy Efficiency Class
 A+
 A+
Power Consumption When in PowerSave Mode
0.5W 0.5W
Power Consumption When Off
0.5W Unknown - Click to provide data
Typical Power Consumption
37W 22W
BEST
Standby Power Consumption
0.5W 0.5W
Annual Energy Consumption
Unknown - Click to provide data 32kWh
Maximum Power Consumption
Unknown - Click to provide data 27W
Input Voltage
 100 - 240
BEST
 100 - 240
AC Input Frequency
 50
 60
 50/60
 50
 60
 50/60
AC Input Voltage
 24
 100
 100-240
 240
 24
 100
 100-240
 240

Operational Conditions

Relative Humidity Operating Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 20 - 80
Operating Temperature Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 5 - 35

Certificates

Certification
 RoHS
 MPR II
 TCO
 RoHS
 MPR II
 TCO
EPEAT Compliance
 Gold
 Gold

Weight & Dimensions

Package Weight
8kg Unknown - Click to provide data
Packaging Height
537mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Packaging Depth
114mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Packaging Width
700mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Weight With Stand
Unknown - Click to provide data 6.4kg
Height With Stand
Unknown - Click to provide data 380.4mm
Depth With Stand
Unknown - Click to provide data 218mm
Width With Stand
Unknown - Click to provide data 543.8mm
Weight
5.2kg
BEST
6.4kg
Height
441.3mm 380.4mm
BEST
Depth
225.2mm 218mm
BEST
Width
622.6mm 543.8mm
BEST

Packaging Content

Cable Included
 VGA
 AC
 USB
 DisplayPort
 VGA
 AC
 USB
 DisplayPort
Interface Adapters Included
 DVI-I female - HDMI male
 DVI-I female - HDMI male

Other Features

Power Consumption in Economy Mode
Unknown - Click to provide data 16W
Volume Control
 Digital
 Digital

Technical Details

Light Sensor
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
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